TARTAN 43

TARTAN 43 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
43.00 ft / 13.11 m
LWL:
32.40 ft / 9.88 m
Beam:
12.25 ft / 3.73 m
S.A. (reported):
778.00 ft2 / 72.28 m2
Draft (max):
6.30 ft / 1.92 m
Displacement:
17,800 lb / 8,074 kg
Ballast:
9,200 lb / 4,173 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.33
Bal./Disp.:
51.69
Disp./Len.:
233.63
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1973
Builder:
Tartan Marine (USA)
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.33
Bal./Disp.:
51.69
Disp./Len.:
233.63
Comfort Ratio:
27.48
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.88
S#:
2.46

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
54.00 ft / 16.46 m
J:
17.25 ft / 5.26 m
P:
47.75 ft / 14.55 m
E:
13.00 ft / 3.96 m
S.A. Fore:
465.75 ft2 / 43.27 m2
S.A. Main:
310.38 ft2 / 28.83 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
776.13 ft2 / 72.10 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.28
Est. Forestay Len.:
56.69 ft / 17.28 m

Notes

It is said that the TARTAN 43 is the first boat from the tooling that was later used to build the more popular TARTAN 41. The extra length is due to the extended 'traditional' counter.

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